Meals and Refreshments

A Selection of Cafes near to the Insitute

Cafes (no booking), for during day and early evening.

The Jericho Tavern, 56 Walton St, Oxford OX2 6AE
Manos Fresh Food bar, 105 Walton St, Oxford OX2 6EB
Barefoot Jericho, 74A Walton St, Oxford OX2 6EA
Opera Café, 31 Walton St, Oxford OX2 6AA
Brew, 75B Banbury Rd, Oxford OX2 6PE
George and Davis, 9 Little Clarendon St, Oxford OX1 2HP
Taylors Café, 1 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HA
GAIL’s Bakery Jericho, 21-22 Little Clarendon St, Oxford OX1 2HU



A Selection of City Centre Restaurants

All restaurants listed below are in or near the Oxford City Centre and are within easy walking distance of the Mathematics Institute.

 British/ Continental restaurants
Brown’s, 5-11 Woodstock Road, OX2 6HA (01865 511995)
The Slug and Lettuce, 1 Oxford Castle, OX1 1AY (01865 260210)
All Bar One, 124 High Street, OX1 4DF
 (01865 791696)
The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, OX1 1HU (01865 244613)
Gee’s Restaurant & Bar, 61A Banbury Rd, Oxford OX2 6PE (01865 553540).

French restaurants
The Paddyfield, 39-40 Hythe Bridge St., OX1 2EP (01865 248835)
Sojo, 4-9 Hythe Bridge Street, OX1 2EW
 (01865 202888)
Zheng Restaurant, 82 Walton Street, OX2 6EA (01865 511188).

Fish/ Seafood restaurants
Cuttlefish, 36 St Clement’s St, OX4 1AB (01865 243003).

French restaurants
Brasserie Blanc, 71-72 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6AG (01865 510999)
Café Rouge, 11 Little Clarendon Street, OX1 2HP
 (01865 310194)
Pierre Victoire, 9 Little Clarendon Street, OX1 2HP (01865 316616).

Indian restaurants
Chutneys Indian Brasserie, 36 St Michael’s Street, OX1 2EB (01865 724241)
4500 Miles from Delhi, 40-41 Park End St, OX1 1JD (01865 244922).

Italian restaurants
Franco Manca, 12 George Street, OX1 2AF
 (01865 570068)
A.S.K., Italian, 5 George Street, OX1 2AT (01865 726850)
Bella Pasta, 14-16 George Street, OX1 2AF
 (01865 791032)
Jamie’s Italian, 24-26 George Street, OX1 2AE (01865 838383)
Pizza Express, 6 Oxford Castle, OX1 1AY (01865 723400) .

Kebabs restaurants
Hussain’s Kababs Oxford, St Giles, OX1 (0796 002069)
Kebab Kid, (opposite cinema) George St. OX1 2BJ (01865 200121).

Lebanese restaurants
Al Shami, 25 Walton Crescent, OX1 2JG (01865 310066).

Spanish restaurants
Al-Andalus Tapas Bar, 10 Little Clarendon Street, OX1 2HP (01865 516688).

Thai restaurants
Thaikhun, 36 George Street, OX1 2BJ
 (01865 591960)
Bangkok House, 42a Hythe Bridge Street, OX1 2EP (01865 200705)
Chiang Mai Kitchen, 130a High Street, OX1 4DH (01865 202233).



Some of Oxford’s More Traditional Pubs

The pubs listed below offer a traditional atmosphere with a selection of real ales, and pub food. Lunch is normally available between 12 – 2pm and dinner from 6pm.

The Bear, 6 Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH. (01865 728164) Quaint city-centre pub. Small menu.

The King’s Arms, 40 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SP. (01865 242369) Located in Oxford city centre, reputed to have the highest IQ per square metre of any pub in Britain. Large and varied menu.

The Lamb and Flag, 12 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3JS. (01865 515787) 5 minute walk from the institute. Cash-only.

The Royal Oak, 42-44 Woodstock Road, OX2 6HT. (01865 310187) 1 minute walk from Institute. Lots of nooks and crannies to sit in as well and great for a quiet drink or a group can take over a whole area. Good food.

Rose and Crown, 14 North Parade, Oxford OX2 6LX. (01865 510551) A short 10 minute walk from the institute. Extremely friendly pub, with a variety of excellent food.

The Trout Inn, Godstow Road, Oxford OX2 8PN. (01865 510930) Dates from the 12th century, and has huge oak beams and ancient fireplaces. Outdoor seating by the river Isis (Thames), frequented by swans and peacocks. Accessible by foot across Port Meadow (approx. 1hr from Oxford centre), or by car through Wolvercote from the Woodstock Road roundabout.

The Turf, 4-5 Bath Place, Oxford OX1 3SU. (01865 243235) Secluded location by the old city wall, down a narrow alley under the Bridge of Sighs, dates from the 13th century. Largest range of real ales anywhere in Oxford. Outdoor seating available. Heated outdoor seating available.

The Victoria Arms, Mill Lane, Old Marston OX3 0QA. (01865 241382) Accessible by car, through Marston Village, by foot up the river from University Parks (approx. 45 minutes from Oxford centre), or by punt from the Cherwell Boathouse (approx. 45 mins). Sit by the open fire in winter or in the garden by the river in nice weather.

Head of the River St Aldate’s, 40 Pembroke Square, Oxford OX1 4LB. (01865 721600) Situated on the banks of the River Isis (Thames) a short 10 minute walk from Oxford city centre. Heated outdoor seating available.

More information about restaurants and pubs in Oxford is available from the Daily Info website: